J. Cole shuns industry norms in revolutionary album

By Nick Beaulieu, Editor-In-Chief “Do you want to be… happy?” It’s a question with an obvious answer at face value. But it’s the recurring phrase throughout the intro...

American hip-hop duo Atmosphere to play Slowdown

The American hip-hop duo from Minneapolis known as Atmosphere will take the stage at the Slowdown club on September 27. Slowdown is located downtown and doubles as a bar and music venue, so anyone under 18 years of age must have a notarized parental permission slip to attend the concert.


Andy Grammer coming to UNO

He is everything you might expect a true California boy to be: calm, funny, sincere and oozing "cool." Los Angeles born and New York raised, 29-year-old Andy Grammer has catapulted to fame through his cheeky melodies and highly relatable lyrics, but he is more that just another rising musician.


Femme Fest calls for festival submissions

Kelly Langin ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Benson First Friday Femme Fest will hold its second annual event on Sept. 2. Femme Fest is a festival focused...

Fun wows during sold out show at Slowdown

There's a reason the band with the current No. 1 hit single in the country is named Fun. Fans who attended their show at Slowdown saw the band doing exactly what they do best-having fun.


Beyoncé gets into “Formation”: Pro-black video, performance receives criticism

Taleisha Newbill CONTRIBUTOR The Queen Bee broke the Internet last weekend when she released a new song and video. The song, titled “Formation,” is a pro-black...

Chancellor’s punk band evokes zeal for education

***All stories published in this week’s Gateway are satirical and should be treated as such. None of the stories printed are factual and do...